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Best Values in Colleges

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Clemson University (Clemson, SC)

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Clemson University is ranked 24 in Kiplinger's 2016 list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 144 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 55%
Applicants who took ACT 45%

SAT Verbal Score

700+12%
600-69947%
600+59%

SAT Math Score

700+24%
600-69951%
600+75%

ACT Score

30-3641%
24-2950%
24+91%

Students applied20,755
Students admitted10,967
Admission rate53%

Students per faculty17

4-year graduation rate61%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$13,022
Fees$860
Room and board$8,718
Estimated book expense$1,308
Total cost$23,908

Cost after need-based aid$15,318
Cost after non-need-based aid$18,628

Average debt at graduation$30,213

Out of State

Tuition$31,940
Fees$860
Room and board$8,718
Estimated book expense$1,308
Total cost$42,826

Cost after need-based aid$34,236
Cost after non-need-based aid$37,546

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$49,400

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met52%
Average need-based aid$8,590
Average non-need-based aid$5,280

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment16,931

Full-Time

Men8,590
Women7,460

Part-Time

Men566
Women315

Freshmen retained92%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available

SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

SEE ALSO: College Finder Map|Sortable Rankings|SPECIAL REPORT: College Rankings, 2016